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Quotation by Donald Davidson
Conceptual relativism is a heady and exotic doctrine, or would be if we could make good sense of it. The trouble is, as so often in philosophy, it is hard to improve intelligibility while retaining the excitement.
Donald Davidson (b. 1917), U.S. philosopher of language. "The Very Idea of a Conceptual Scheme," p. 183, Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation (1984).
Beginning of the author's attack on the "third dogma of empiricism"Mthe dogma of the conceptual scheme.
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